Causes of oesophageal cancer
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Anyone can get oesophageal cancer, but it often affects men, people over 75, or those with medical conditions like gastro-oesophageal reflux disease.
Oesophageal cancer cannot always be prevented. But healthy lifestyle changes like not smoking and losing weight can lower your chances of getting it.
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